#52487. Asked by jedavis. (Nov 17 04 12:19 PM)
Emmitt Smith became the NFL's leading ground gainer on October 27, 2002. He is just the seventh player ever to have been called "the NFL's all-time leading rusher." Not surprisingly, the other six runners have been enshrined in Canton. The following is a timeline of the holders of this coveted NFL record. The list starts in the 1930s when accurate compilation of NFL statistics starting taking place. http://www.profootballhof.com/history/general/rushers/index.jsp
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